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Oviraptor

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Oviraptoridae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1924Oviraptor Osborn pp. 7-12 figs. 6-8
1927Oviraptor Huene p. 272
1928Oviraptor Nopcsa p. 183
1933Oviraptor Gilmore p. 26
1944Oviraptor Young p. 190
1956Oviraptor Romer p. 613
1958Oviraptor Huene p. 205
1964Oviraptor Tatarinov p. 533
1966Oviraptor Romer p. 369
1970Oviraptor Steel p. 20
1970Oviraptor Swinton p. 135
1976Oviraptor Barsbold pp. 221-222
1977Oviraptor Rozhdestvensky p. 112
1981Oviraptor Barsbold
1983Oviraptor Barsbold p. 91
1984Oviraptor Thulborn p. 132
1986Oviraptor Gauthier p. 9
1988Oviraptor Carroll
1988Oviraptor Paul p. 375
1992Oviraptor Currie p. 246
1992Oviraptor Dong p. 164
1997Oviraptor Barsbold p. 448
1997Oviraptor Padian p. 534
1997Oviraptor Sereno p. 457
1997Oviraptor Sues p. 710
1998Oviraptor Makovicky and Sues p. 19
1998Oviraptor Sereno p. 65
2000Oviraptor Currie pp. 437-438
2001Oviraptor Norell et al. p. 13
2002Oviraptor Maryanska et al. p. 101 fig. 1
2003Oviraptor Rauhut p. 40
2004Oviraptor Lü et al. p. 112 fig. 8
2004Oviraptor Osmólska et al. p. 166
2005Oviraptor Lü and Zhang p. 417
2010Oviraptor Longrich et al. p. 953 fig. 7
2010Oviraptor Xu and Han p. 12
2012Oviraptor Fanti et al. p. 10
2013Oviraptor Longrich et al. p. 41 fig. 14
2013Oviraptor Lu et al.
2014Oviraptor Lamanna et al. p. 10 fig. 6
2015Oviraptor Lü et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
RankNameAuthor
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Theropoda()
Neotheropoda
AverostraPaul 2002
Tetanurae
orderAvetheropoda
suborderCoelurosauria
Maniraptora
infraorderOviraptorosauria
superfamilyCaenagnathoideaSternberg 1940
familyOviraptoridaeBarsbold 1976
genusOviraptor

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
R. Barsbold 1981Oviraptorids with large curved and laterally compressed unguals of the second and third finger.
Measurements
partNmean
femur circumference193.0
tibia circumference183.0

Composition: hydroxyapatiteg
Entire body: yesg
Adult length: 1.0 to < 10g
Adult width: 0.1 to < 1.0g
Adult height: 1.0 to < 10g
Maximum body mass: 30 kgg
Minimum body mass: 10 kgg
Thickness: intermediateinfrao
Architecture: compact or denseg
Ontogeny: accretion, modification of partsg
Grouping: solitaryg
Environment: terrestrialg
Locomotion: actively mobileg
Life habit: ground dwellingg
Depth habitat: surfaceinfrao
Diet: omnivoreg
Reproduction: oviparousg
Brooding: yesg
Dispersal: direct/internalg
Dispersal 2: mobileg
Created: 2004-12-14 12:52:07
Modified: 2005-08-24 15:18:49
Source: g = genus, infrao = infraorder
References: Averianov and Yarkov 2004, Marsh 1875

Age range: base of the Coniacian to the top of the Late/Upper Campanian or 89.80000 to 70.60000 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Coniacian - Santonian89.8 - 83.6Tajikistan (Asht) O. sp. (53132)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6Mongolia (Omnogov) Protoceratops andrewsi, Fenestrosaurus philoceratops (46152)